Gonzalo Tiesi

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Gonzalo Tiesi
Full name Gonzalo Pedro Tiesi
Date of birth (1985-04-24) 24 April 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.84 m)
Weight 13 st 12 lbs (92 kg)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Centre
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2003–05
2005–08
2008–10
2010–12
2012
2013
2013–
S.I.C.
London Irish
Harlequins
Stade Français
S.I.C.
London Welsh
Newcastle Falcons
 
16
24
18
7
6
0
 
(15)
(10)
(5)
(10)
(0)
(0)
correct as of 17 June 2013.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2004– Argentina 38 (30)
correct as of 17 November 2013.
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
2005 Argentina 1
correct as of 23 September 2007.

Gonzalo Tiesi (born 24 April 1985 in Buenos Aires) is a rugby union player from Argentina who plays for the Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership. Tiesi has also played for the London Irish and Stade Français, and as for 31 December 2012 won 32 full caps for his national team, Los Pumas. His usual position is at centre.

Tiesi formerly played for the San Isidro Club, north of Buenos Aires. Prior to signing with Harlequins he played for London Irish. He has also represented Argentina Sevens at the IRB Sevens event in Los Angeles. He also played for Buenos Aires Rugby Union in 2005 and previously represented Argentina at both under-21 and under-19 level.

At the end of 2011–12 season he left France for getting back to San Isidro Club of Argentina;[1] in January 2013 Tiesi was signed by the London Welsh.[2] On 6 November 2013, he signed for Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gonzalo Tiesi volvió a jugar en el SIC" [Gonzalo Tiesi got back to SIC]. La Voz del Interior (in Spanish) (Córdoba). 22 July 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "London Welsh: Gonzalo Tiesi joins the Exiles". BBC. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Newcastle Falcons sign Argentina centre Gonzalo Tiesi". BBC Sport. 6 November 2013. 

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